The Impact on New Mexico’s Budget of Allowing Same-Sex Couples to Marry
By M.V. Lee Badgett, Brad Sears, Steven K. Homer, Patrice Curtis, Elizabeth Kukura
This report finds that giving marriage rights to same-sex couples in New Mexico will have a positive impact on the state budget. The study estimates that the state would save up to $1.5 million to $2 million each year for the state.